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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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One of Seattle area's premier park, and this is the cleanest

Well maintained park offers everything from food (Ivars and Kidd Valley are on-site) to fishing to... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Seattle, Washington
Terrific park

This is a beautiful park with an outstanding play structure area, a swimming beach and a fishing... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Vancouver, Washington
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat launch” (35 reviews)
“kidd valley” (25 reviews)
“swimming area” (22 reviews)
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1201 Lake Washington Boulevard North, Renton, WA
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Well maintained park offers everything from food (Ivars and Kidd Valley are on-site) to fishing to swimming.

Thank Cheri90
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with an outstanding play structure area, a swimming beach and a fishing area. There are numerous shelters and pavilions as well as many shady trees. At certain times lifeguards are on duty. Signs caution against eating any fish caught due...More

Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a neat park along Lake Washington in Renton. There is a long paved pathway so it's convenient for bicycles, strollers, and toddlers or older people that have trouble walking over bumpy areas. We usually park on the south end of the park and...More

Thank Agnes L
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Love to go to this park for morning exercise! Beautiful lake! Love to take photo of this place! Fun for kids! Beach and playground!

Thank NUBEE_2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Coulon Park has always been one of the best parks to visit during any season except the park has more people than ever during the summer month. This park has a swimming area with lifeguard on site during busy time. It has a nice picnic...More

Thank stevek2567
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible public park. Beautiful scenery and most importantly, it's safe! My children love the playground and seeing all the water birds. Beautiful view of Lake Washington.

Thank rhubris
Reviewed 23 May 2017

They keep this park very clean and well maintained from summer through winter. I should know as I live in the apartments next door and hear the people with the leaf blowers in the early AM. The only downfall is the parking. Often people can't...More

Thank annsU3243TH
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful park and walkways close to two great restaurants, Ivars And Kidd Valey. Water is too polluted for local swimming but boating and sailing are fine. Some Magnificent sunsets during the spring and early summer. Great parking and place for concerts or picnics.

Thank Jack k
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've spent a lot of time at this park. It was my childhood destination every summer by riding my bike from my parents house, playing with my friends, maybe flirting with some girls (not well, I was all of 14 at the time), or generally...More

Thank RentalGuy204
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We came here to take wedding photos and this park is beautiful!!! It has water, trees and bridges. Every place we shot was so beautiful!

Thank Victoria B
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Nancy C
16 May 2017|
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Response from sydnie j | Reviewed this property |
Yes most of the walking area is paved. I believe there are small trails that branch off the main one that are just dirt but the main path is all paved.
7 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |
Lk. is still very cold. I haven't heard if it's closed to swimming yet..Ducks, Ducks and more ducks is the usual reason for a closed beach...watch for signs...They post "No Swimming"..
1 May 2016|
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Response from Shirlee B | Reviewed this property |